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Summary: As the expansion ages and growth slows, we should begin to watch for signs that the next recession approaches. Here are some tips for doing so without spending much time at it — avoiding the complacency of Wall Street’s economists and the exaggerated darkness of the popular permabears (such as Zero Hedge). 554 more words
Economic indicators are like biosigns of a living organism. They signal changes in complex systems that we cannot directly say and don’t well understand. The top rule is that rapid change in key indicators shows destabilizing forces at work, despite the complacency with which they’re usually seen by economists. 56 more words
The Turks shooting down a Russian military jet, these are the nightmares the Fed governors have.
As Yellen & Co move toward their mid-Dec. meeting still jawboning about a possible rate increase, world events may take the ball out of their hands. 130 more words